‘The horror stories get worse and worse’: Some tenants taking advantage of eviction ban

COQUITLAM, B.C. — Landlords who are missing thousands of dollars in rent or who find their properties damaged or strewn with garbage are concerned some tenants are taking advantage of the eviction ban put in place during the pandemic.

As landlords in dispute with their tenants turn to the B.C. government rental supplement program, they find that if their tenant doesn’t pay rent — but also doesn’t apply — there’s no way they can access a program that is otherwise giving out millions… [Read More]